This week marks “Sunshine Week,” when civic groups and media organizations, among others, promote openness in government. But as federal agencies respond to the escalating threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus, many government operations are likely to be slowed — including the processing of Freedom of Information Act requests that could detail the government’s coronavirus efforts. […]
Author Archives: Peter Newbatt Smith
Peter Smith started work at the Center for Public Integrity in 1999, fact-checking reports and assisting reporters with Freedom of Information Act requests. He received his bachelor’s degree in medieval European history from Harvard University and his law degree from American University.
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Top spy job is no plum